Diabetes Friendly Baking Tips

  Managing and planning menus is an essential step for controlling diabetes. If you or a senior loved one has the disease, it’s important to learn how to make substitutions, as well as monitor glucose levels, glycemic index, and carbs.   Many people with diabetes find baking to be especially challenging. These tips can helpContinue reading “Diabetes Friendly Baking Tips”

Avoiding Dehydration in this Heat

6 Steps for Avoiding Dehydration Older adults face unique challenges when it comes to staying safe during the hot days of summer. These challenges range from health conditions that increase sun sensitivity to more fragile skin. They can put an older adult at higher risk for heat-related illnesses such as sun poisoning and heat stroke.Continue reading “Avoiding Dehydration in this Heat”

Using Technology to Connect and Combat Loneliness

  For better or worse, technology is here to stay. Nearly extinct are letters written between family and friends or lengthy phone conversations while tethered to a coiled phone cord. In its place are emoticons, text messages, emails, Messenger, Twitter, Facebook, video chatting, and a plethora of other avenues to connect.   While older adultsContinue reading “Using Technology to Connect and Combat Loneliness”